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party name
candidate name
SDF
Tashi Thendup Bhutia

SDF

Tashi Thendup Bhutia

WON

  • Constituency No : 9
  • Region : South
Constituency Data
Reservation for Bhutia-Lepcha
Number of Voters 12,283
Number of Male Voters
Number of Female Voters
Results 2014 2009
 
Winner SDF SDF
 
Turnout % 84.73% 85.78%
 
Margin of Victory 3,179 3,852
 
Margin of Victory % 30.54% 44.8%
 
  • Voting Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019
  • Counting Date: May 23, 2019

9. Barfung is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency in South region of Sikkim and falls in South Sikkim district. Sikkim is located in North East India. Seat is reserved for Bhutia-Lepcha.

This constituency has 12,283 voters of which are male and are female and voters of the third gender.

In the 2019 Sikkim Assembly elections, Barfung, recorded a voter turnout of 79.15%. The voter turnout in the 2014 Assembly elections was 84.73% and in 2009, 85.78% of Barfung's voters came out to elect their Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA).

In the 2014 Sikkim state Assembly elections, Dorjee Dazom Bhutia of SDF won in this seat defeating SKM's candidate by a margin of 3,179 votes which was 30.54% of the total votes polled. Dorjee Dazom Bhutia polled a total of 10,408 (70.35%) votes.

SDF's Sonam Gyatso Bhutia won this seat in the 2009 Sikkim Assembly elections beating the BJP candidate by a margin of 3852 (44.8%) votes. Sonam Gyatso Bhutia polled 8,598 which was 70.35% of the total votes polled.

Barfung went to the polls in Phase 1 of the 2019 Sikkim Assembly polls on Thursday, April 11, 2019. The election results for the seat are scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2019.

Constituency name in other Indian languages: बरफ़ूँग (Hindi), বার্ফুং (Bangla), பர்ஃபங் (Tamil), and బార్ఫంగ్ (Telugu).

State name in other Indian languages: सिक्किम (Hindi), সিকিম (Bengali), सिक्कीम (Marathi), સિક્કિમ (Gujarati), சிக்கிம் (Tamil), సిక్కిమ్ (Telugu), ಸಿಕ್ಕಿಂ (Kannada), and സിക്കിം (Malayalam).

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Barfung Election Results 

PARTY
VOTES POLLED
VOTES%
CANDIDATE NAME
SDF
6,639
63.79 %
Dorjee Dazom Bhutia
SKM
3,460
33.24 %
Pema Wangyal Bhutia
NOTA
197
1.89 %
None Of The Above
INC
112
1.08 %
Dadul Lepcha
PARTY
VOTES POLLED
VOTES%
CANDIDATE NAME
SDF
6,049
70.35 %
Sonam Gyatso Bhutia
INC
2,197
25.55 %
Lobzang Bhutia
IND
352
4.09 %
Sonam Pintso Bhutia
 

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Assembly Interactive Map 

 

India

  • Active Cases

    3,851

     
  • Total Confirmed

    4,281

     
  • Cured/Discharged

    318

     
  • Total DEATHS

    111

     
Data Source: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India
Updated: April 06 (06:00 PM)
Hospitals & Testing centres

World

  • Active Cases

    988,972

     
  • Total Confirmed

    1,341,662

     
  • Cured/Discharged

    278,168

     
  • Total DEATHS

    74,522

     
Data Source: Johns Hopkins University, U.S. (www.jhu.edu)
Hospitals & Testing centres